Concerned grandmother, my daughter took 2 tlbs castor oil and 4 hrs later 2 tlbs more to induce labor. I am concerned about the baby?

No negative effect. The castor oil may cause some indigestion for your daughter but will not harm the baby. This is an archaic method that lay people have done since the 50's or before & there is no evidence that it induced labor on a predictable basis.

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How much castor oil do I need to take to induce labor? I will be 41 weeks in 2 days.

I would not.... use castor oil as a natural induction method. There are other natural induction methods that can be discussed with your physician. Castor oil can lead to dehydration from the diarrhea it can produce. There are other, safer methods. . Read more...